Yesterday, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship CEO Amy Rosen was named as a member of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans by President Barack Obama. The Council advises the President and the Secretary of the Treasury on how to raise financial capability in young Americans, and encourages building the financial capability of young people in schools, families, communities, and the workplace and through use of technology. Learn more about the council here.
“Teaching young people about opportunity, economics, and capability is a major responsibility and I am proud to join such capable leaders to make progress on these issues,” Rosen said. “Engaging young people in the process and power of financial inclusion is essential to the national and international economy and I am also delighted the President has elevated the issue and is investing in solutions.”
Of his new appointments, President Obama said “These dedicated and accomplished individuals will be valued additions to my Administration as we tackle the important challenges facing America. I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead.”